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The Swap Area is basically extra RAM that lives on your hard drive. The Windows equivalent would be the Pagefile. It is much slower than physical RAM, but is necessary in many cases to keep a system running smoothly. You can either make a separate partition for your Swap Area (recommended), or you can go the windows way and make a Swap File on your system ...


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From Community Help: Swap space is the area on a hard disk which is part of the Virtual Memory of your machine, which is a combination of accessible physical memory (RAM) and the swap space. Swap space temporarily holds memory pages that are inactive. Swap space is used when your system decides that it needs physical memory for active processes and ...


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You did everything right. The last warning could have been ignored if you have more than 4GB of RAM. Except for the disk selection window (where you can erase data by doing something wrong) everything else could be "Next-Next-Next-Finish"


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The installer is warning you that you have not created or configured a swap partition. On low memory systems, having a swap partition can increase performance by making more physical memory available, because the system can write out allocated but unused memory pages to disk. If you have a large amount of physical memory (>8GB) then you probably do not need ...


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If you're not using encrypted swap you should remove this line /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 none swap sw,noauto 0 0 And un-comment this one (remove the #) #UUID=c399c299-23f2-4c06-b6b7-aab8ef70d98b none swap sw 0 0



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